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1.  Solaris 10 5/08 Package List

2.  Solaris 10 5/08 Languages Package List


The Solaris 10 5/08 Package List lists and describes the packages included in the Solaris 10 5/08 Operating System (Solaris OS). The list includes information about the software groups that contain each package.

Note - This Oracle Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures. The supported systems appear in the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists. This document cites any implementation differences between the platform types.

In this document these x86 related terms mean the following:

For supported systems, see the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists.

Who Should Use This Book

This book is intended for system administrators responsible for installing the Solaris software.

Related Books

The following table lists related information that you need when you install the Solaris software.

Table P-1 Related Information

Guides you through planning the installation or upgrade of the Solaris operating system. This book provides overviews of all the Solaris installation programs. This book also provides overviews of the following features as they relate to installation:
  • GRUB, the open-source boot loader

  • Solaris Zones partitioning technology

  • RAID-1 volumes that can be created at installation time

Describes how to perform a basic Solaris installation, on SPARC or x86 platforms, with a graphical user interface (GUI).
Describes how to perform a remote Solaris installation over a local area network or a wide area network.
Describes how to use Solaris Live Upgrade to create and upgrade new boot environments.
Describes how to create the files and directories necessary to perform an unattended custom JumpStart installation.
Provides instructions for creating Solaris Flash archives and using Solaris Flash archives to install the Solaris OS on multiple systems.
Describes how to back up system files and other system administration tasks.
Describes any bugs, known problems, software that is being discontinued, and patches that are related to the Solaris release.
SPARC: Solaris Sun Hardware Platform Guide on
Contains information about supported hardware.
Contains supported hardware information and device configuration details.

Documentation, Support, and Training

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